The Argus by Tim Ridgway
Market traders are to be helped to find a new site when they are pushed out for a new £38 million seafront attraction.
Hundreds of thousands of people have visited the West Pier Market, near Brighton beach, since it launched in 1996. However, traders have been told they will have to move as developers prepare for construction of the i360 observation tower.
More than 7,800 people signed a petition asking Brighton and Hove City Council to find stallholders an alternative place on the seafront to sell their wares.
Peter Fijalkowski, of the West Pier Traders Association, said: “The market has been very popular both for tourists and locals alike as is evidenced by the number who signed the petition.
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